CMR University is a private university in Bengaluru that has been established in 2013 and is recognized by the UGC. The university offers UG, PG and PhD programs in numerous specializations. Additionally, it also offers PG Diploma and Certificate courses in various disciplines. Admissions are based on merit. Leading companies from all sectors participate in the campus drive of the university. The placement record peaked last year, with students of the MBA program being offered INR 6 LPA. The University ranks at 100 for MBA programs amongst the top private colleges in India, as rated by the Outlook magazine in 2020.

CMR University Highlights

Tabulated below are few facts about the University candidates can check:

Established | Type 2013 | Private
Recognized by  UGC
Courses offered UG, PG, PhD, PG Diploma, Certificate Programmes
Popular courses MBA, Law and B.Tech
Application mode Online
Admission criteria Merit-Based and Entrance Exam
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Sports, Conference Room, Computer Center
Admission Helpdesk 9342900666
Official website
Quick Facts
- Technology-enabled learning and cloud-based academic content
- Well-equipped labs with the latest software and hardware configuring
- Integrated Learning Management Systems (LMS)
- Excellent Placement & Pay Package
- School of Legal Studies: Ranked 4th Best Law School by India Today
- IBM Industry Oriented Courses with Projects
- Highly Qualified & Experienced Faculty
- Creativity & Innovation Modules Integrated with Design Thinking

CMR University Courses

The University offers numerous courses and the details about them are tabulated below. 

Course Level Course Details
Undergraduate B. Arch
Duration: 5 Years,
Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% Marks
Specializations English, Journalism, Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Public Administration, Political Science, History
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10+2 Passed
B.Tech and B. Tech (Hons)
Specializations: Civil Engineering, Computer science and engineering, computer and communication engineering, electronics and computer engineering, electronics and communication engineering, information technology, mechanical engineering
Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 Passed with 50% Marks
LL.B (Hons)
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility Criteria: Passed Bachelor’s Degree
BA LLB (Hons.), B. ComLLB (Hons.), BBA LLB (Hons.)
Duration: 5 Years
Eligibility: BBA and BA 10+2 with 45% Marks and B. Com LLB: 45% in Bachelor's degree
B.Com Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility Criteria: Passed 10+2
B.Com (Hons)
Specializations: International accounting and finance, Risk and management accounting
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility Criteria: Minimum 50% marks in 12th examination
BBA Hons
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility Criteria: Pass in 10+2 examination
Specialization: Information Technology
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility Criteria: Minimum 50% marks in 12th examination
B.Sc Specializations: Film making, Photography, Sound Engineering, Visual effects and animation, Game art and design Duration: 3 Years Eligibility Criteria: Passed 10+2 examination BCA Specializations: Game and mobile software development Duration: 3 Years Eligibility Criteria: Passed 10+2 examination
Post Graduate M.Tech
Specializations: CSE (Artificial intelligence and data science), MECH (CAD/CAM Engineering), ECE (Intelligent systems), CSE (Cyber Forensics and Information Security
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Completed BE or B.Tech in Relevant Stream and score obtained in GATE/ PGCET/ CMRU Entrance test
Specializations: Marketing, Finance, Information Technology, HR, Digital Marketing, Technology Management, Tourism Management, Applied Data Science
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s Degree with a score of qualified MBA entrance exam
LL.M Specializations: Constitutional law, commercial law
Duration: 1-year
Eligibility Criteria: Passed LLB with 50% Marks
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility Criteria: Completed B.Com/BBM/BBA with 50% marks
Specializations: Psychology(Clinical), Psychology(Human Resource Development) and Management, psychology, Industrial Psychology, Electronic media
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor's degree with 50% Marks
Specializations: Economics, Journalism and mass communication, English literature, Education
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s Degree with 50% Marks
Specialization: Social Work
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s degree with 50% Marks
PG Diploma Specializations: Air & space law, Intellectual property rights law
Duration: 10 months
Eligibility criteria: Bachelor’s Degree
Specializations: Psychometry, Psychosocial rehabilitation
Duration: 1-year
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s Degree
PhD Specializations: Architecture, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer science and engineering, Mechanical engineering, Law, Economics, Commerce, Management, Social science and humanities, Civil engineering, Information Technology, Electronics and communication engineering
Duration: 3 years (full time/part-time external options available)
Eligibility Criteria: Master's Degree

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Admissions to master’s degree programs are offered on the basis of qualifying marks in the bachelor's degree program. For M.Tech, MBA (regular), students should have taken up the PGCET/GATE/CMRUAT entrance examinations. For Law, students should qualify in either LSAT/CLAT/CMRUAT competitive examinations. For admissions to Ph.D., students should have passed the master’s degree with at least 55% marks.

How to Apply?

Candidates who wish to get admission to this University need to follow the below-given steps.

  • Visit the official website of the college-
  • Click on the “Application form” option
  • Register yourself by selecting the course and filling in the necessary information
  • After successful registration, login credentials will be sent via mail
  • Login using credentials and fill in all the information and upload necessary documents
  • Online payment need to be done through NEFT/RTGS/IMPS
  • The receipt will be mailed and the registration would be successfully completed

For detailed information read CMR University Admission

CMR University Placement

CMR University, Bangalore, has established a training and placement centre in each of its institutes headed by a Senior Professor and Director. The Training and Placement Centre understands the pulse of the corporate world and is helping students prepare for their careers. Exclusive training programs in soft skills and aptitude along with online tests are given to students to make them assess skills in broader areas. The centre provides optimal placement opportunities for all students to begin careers in their choice of field. Some of the recruiters are  Internshala, 24 Happy Pots, Academy Of Pastry Arts, Acelot Innovation Private Ltd, Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail, AirCrews Aviation Pvt. Ltd, Airpay Payment Services Private Limited, Artist Mela, Atlantis Watersports, Capgemini, CBS Innovations, Citymax - Landmark group, Decathlon Sports India, Essilor India Pvt Ltd, GetMyUni and many more.

CMR University Scholarships

The University provides scholarship facilities to deserving and needy students. 

  • CMR Memorial Scholarships: Coming from a dedicated scholarship fund of the CMR Jnanadhara Trust, the scholarship is for students with financial needs. The student eligible for this scholarship are those who come from economically weaker sections or from rural areas.
  • CMR Merit Scholarships: Exceptionally outstanding academic record of any undergraduate or postgraduate student would be rewarded with this scholarship.
  • CMR Leadership Awards: The students who showcase behaviour and qualities of leadership are awarded the scholarship. To elaborate on the leadership front, the student must invest a consistent contribution towards sports, co-curricular activities, academics, etc. 
  • CMR Sports Scholarships: Evident in its very name, the scholarship is given to students that have played their specialized sporting activity at the state, national and international level.
  • Outside Scholarships: The financial assistance covers the academic tuition of the student.

CMR University Facilities

The University provides all the basic facilities to students. Some of the facilities provided by the University are mentioned below. 

  • Hostel: With a clear separation of boys' and girls' hospitality needs, CRM University provides hostel facilities to its students on basis of occupancy they prefer. The rooms are well maintained with all the amenities like laundry facility, indoor games, wi-fi, nutritious food, power backup, etc. 
  • Sports: Importance to educational as well as extracurricular activities, the university has made great provisions to teach students sporting activities such as cricket, basketball, table tennis, etc. Moreover, students have the possibility to achieve scholarships on the basis of their pure talent.
  • Library: The University library has the best books, journals, magazines, periodicals. In addition to this, it has a hybrid collection of electronic as well as printed resources which incorporates e-books, question banks, journals, training manuals, etc. 
  • Computer Center: Keeping up with the advancement of technologies, the University has computer labs, rapid prototyping lab, LCD projectors, etc to make sure that students are able to inculcate some technical skills as well as academic excellence.
  • Wireless Hotspots: The complete campus has a wireless network and one can easily access networked resources from anywhere inside the campus.
  • Exhibition Hall: The hall has sufficient display systems for showcasing the work of students both temporary as well as permanent exhibits students.

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CMR University Faculty

The University has experienced and skilled faculty members who are well versed in their own fields. The composition of the faculty operates in the numbers as follows:-

  • Professor: 267+
  • Associate Professor: 33+
  • Assistant Professor: 14+

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CMR University FAQs

Ques. How is the teaching method at CMR University?

Ans. CMR follows a choice-based credit system (CBCS) and a credit system with practical learning. They emphasize gaining more practical knowledge and industry exposure. The teachers help the students in enhancing their personalities by helping them with everything. Their way of teaching is also very unique.

Ques. Are the hostel facilities at CMR University good?

Ans. The hostel is provided with CCTV surveillance and has very specific visiting hours and dressing codes. The students are completely safe on the hostel premises. The hostel provides all the necessary facilities. The accommodation is neat and hygienic. 

Ques. Are students in the sports team given attendance relaxation in CMRU?

Ans. Sports students are provided attendance on a specified number of days if it is below the required 25%. Tests and assignments are also rescheduled if missed due to practice. 

Ques. Does CMR University help students with internships?

Ans. Yes, CMR provides fairly good internships and placement opportunities to students, based on their merit and performance. CMR makes the students industry-ready by providing proper exposure in the respective fields of interest

Ques. Does CMR University provide merit-based scholarships?

Ans. Yes, students with an exceptionally outstanding academic record in any of the undergraduate or postgraduate courses are eligible to avail of the merit-based scholarships.

Ques. How is the social and cultural life on the campus of CRMU?

Ans. The university conducts an annual fest with a good footfall every year. Various tech fests and sports competitions also take place monthly. The students remain equipped with various activities taking place in the university. They get opportunities to enrich their knowledge and to participate in different events and enjoy their college life.

Ques. How are the canteen facilities at CRMU?

Ans. The canteen is spacious and provides a vast variety of dishes. A juice center is also available along with a food mess for the hoteliers. The food is completely hygienic and fresh. The canteen is one of the most visited places on the CMR campus.

Ques. Are any language certifications provided post admission in CRMU?

Ans. The university conducts an English Language Enhancement Preparatory Programme (ELEPP) and English Language Immersion Programme (ELIP) of duration 8-12 weeks and 2-4 weeks respectively to help foreign students.

Ques. How is the placement at CMR University?

Ans. The University provides good placement opportunities to students. The package offered by the companies last year was INR 3.2 LPA B. Com (Hons.), INR 3.3 LPA B. Com, INR 3.0 LPA BBA, INR 2.8 LPA BA, INR 6.0 LPA MBA, INR 5.0 LPA MSW, INR 3.0 LPA M. Com, INR 4.1 LPA MSc (Psychology criminal).

Ques, What are the documents required by CMR University at the time of admission?

Ans. At the time of admission, the candidate needs to submit documents like a marks card, degree certificate, transfer certificate, scorecard of the entrance exam, caste certificate, passport size photographs, conduct certificate, etc.

Ques. What is the amount of the fees for an M.Tech course at CMR University?

Ans. CMR University is a private University, therefore; their fees also may sound to be more expensive than government universities. Though the amount varies for each course but specifically for M.Tech, it is INR 1.4 Lakhs per annum which may not be very feasible for everybody. In such cases, students can check the scholarship facilities that they could apply for.

Ques. Does CMR University have a promising career for its students?

Ans: CMR University has been able to provide evidence of the achievement of students in terms of student placement after graduation. The placement cell of the college operates very actively and thereby has made relations with top-notch companies that come for recruitment drives.

Ques. Would it be advisable to choose a PG over the hostel provided by CMR University?

Ans: Ultimately, the decision depends on the student but the hostel of the University is better in terms of the amount paid, housing and mess food. The PG accommodations may not be so near the college premises. Moreover, in the University hostel, the students also have the choice to pick on the type of occupancy they prefer.